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Is happiness internal or external?

Can happiness be influence by your external circumstances or is happiness internal? If happiness is internal, where is it's location? How or can happiness be influenced, externally or is the influence strictly internal?

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    Aug 19 2013: Happiness lies within

    it lies secure in your belief

    that no matter what i will be happy.
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      Aug 22 2013: easier said than done
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        Aug 22 2013: Those who depend on external factors to be happy , never find happiness.
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          Aug 22 2013: Happiness is not hidden so that you have to find it.
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          Aug 22 2013: Adesh, External factors do influence how we feel. I think it is impossible for one to be happy when they are hungry and there is no food, when they are in physical pain and there is no cure, and when all around them there is nothing but tragedy.

          The idea that one can be happy by simply deciding to be so may work when everything else is under control.
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      Aug 22 2013: But I think belief is something you've got from some informal or formal ecucations etc. That's to say the environment external gives you impact on your feeling.

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